When you think of jazz vocal hotbeds, Scandinavia isn’t the first place that comes to mind. But the area produced the fabulous Sinne Eeg, a Danish jazz vocalist who’s garnered a fan base far beyond her home country. Drawing inspiration from jazz legends such as Betty Carter, Sarah Vaughan and Nancy Wilson, Eeg swings and sways with a voice that is clear, smooth, soulful and powerful. A perennial winner of the Best Vocal Jazz Album at the Danish Music Awards, Eeg brings her unique style that blends classic jazz and a Scandinavian perspective to music lovers around the world.
INFO: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7. Kuumbwa Jazz, 320-2 Cedar St., Santa Cruz. $25/adv, $30/door. 427-2227. WANT TO GO? Go to santacruz.com/giveaways before 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 1 to find out how you could win a pair of tickets to the show.